Nokia Asha 308 is a gadget manufactured by Nokia with Nokia's Series 40 OS in it. The most important part of this phone is its display which attracts the users.
The options of this phone are easy to navigate because of its efficient touch screen. It has been made with a 3.0 inch LCD capacitive touch screen and protected by scratch resistant coating with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels which gives tough competition to the phones of its range. This device has been equipped with a 2 MP primary camera and has 4x digital zoom at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and ensures quality pictures. It offers video shooting at 13 frames per second rate. It is a beautiful touch bar phone with slim design and weighs only 104grams. Its dimensions are 109.9mm, 54mm x 13mm. The device has been powered by a standard BL-4U model 1110 mAh Li-Ion battery that promises up to 17.0 hours (2G)talk time and 600 hours (2G)standby time. This innovative device has been enabled with dual SIM feature to help the users to efficiently manage personal and official contacts in a single handset. This phone also supports the frequencies of GSM 900 / 1800 MHz | GSM 900 / 1800 MHz. This phone runs on Nokia 2.0 operating system.
Nokia Asha 308 has been embedded with a 64 MB RAM and 20 MB internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB by using a microSD card. This phone supports multiple format video and audio players. By using this phone, users can play their favorite music and videos without any need to convert the audio and video files from one format to another. It has an FM radio feature. Internet is accessible as GPRS and WAP are also enabled in it. It supports GPS and Nokia Maps for locating places and for finding directions.
Nokia Asha 308 has a set of pre-loaded apps with Xpress browser to facilitate 90% more efficient and faster internet browsing. The unique feature of Asha 308 is the swappable SIM by which you can change the SIM without removing the battery and recycling the phone.
It has social networking apps like Nimbuzz, WhatsApp,Facebook,Twitter and MySpace. The basic apps like To-do and calendar and dictionary are also present in it. The phone lacks games pre-loaded in it. However, there is an Ovi store to download the games.
Let us take a brief look about some of the tech features and specifications of this Nokia Asha 308.
Nokia Asha 308 offers 3 home screens, easy to customize as desired by the users. The default one is the middle one which has all the icons. It has a new version of Nokia Series 40 handset OS which ensures user friendliness. The phonebook of the phone can store up to 1000 contacts.
The Nokia Asha 308 runs on the Nokia 2.0 operating system.
The phone has an internal memory of 20 MB Memory and Mass ROM memory of 128 MB. The AM is of 64 MB and external memory of expandable storage capacity of 32 GB with the help of microSD card is available in it.
Nokia Asha 308 has dimensions of height 109.9mm, Width is 54mm, it's 13mm thick and weighs 102 g which ensures the device to be both slim and light in weight. It has a beautiful design and no sharp corners on the body like other Asha phones. It's not a very slim phone however it's not even too broad making the design look stylish and splashes the usual Nokia quality to make it an eye-catching piece.
Nokia Asha 308 has been manufactured with a 3.0 inch LCD capacitive touch screen offering bright visuals at 240 x 400 pixels resolution. The display screen of the phone is protected by scratch resistant glass.
Nokia Asha 308 is available in black, gold and golden light colors.
Nokia Asha 308 has been equipped with a 2 MP primary camera with 4x Digital Zoom, Exposure compensation, Landscape orientation, Still image editor, Self timer, Auto and manual white balance, Full screen viewfinder, Center weighted auto exposure.
Nokia Asha 308 offers media features like music player and video player. The video quality of the device is below par and offers an average quality. However, the FM radio quality is very good and catches the station network without any issues. Nokia Music store is present in the phone to download the music for free.
This phone supports the networks like GSM of 1800 MHz, 900 MHz with GSM max data speed DL at EGPRS 236.8 kbps and GSM max data speed UL at GPRS 85.6 kbps.
Nokia Asha 308 hosts a set of pre-loaded apps like WAP browser and consists of GPRS and EDGE facility surfing the internet on 2G network. You can exchange the files and documents with the help of this phone's micro USB port or via Bluetooth. The phone offers a navigating tools like Nokia Maps and GPS support and it also has been equipped with a 3.5 mm Audio Jack.
It has the following connectivity features in details:
• SIM card type: Micro SIM
• Dual SIM: Dual Standby SIM
• Navigation Technology: with Nokia Maps 2.0
• System connectors: Micro-USB-B
• Charging connectors: 2.0 mm Charging Connector, Micro-USB
• AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector
• USB: USB v2
• Preinstalled Browser: WAP 2.0
• Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0
• Bluetooth Supported Profiles (PBAP 1.0, A2DP, DUN, HFP, SAP, FTP, GAP, GOEP, HSP, OPP, PAN, SDAP, SPP 1.0, EDR)
The battery of the Nokia Asha 308 is very effective. It has a capacity of 1110 mAh (BL-4U). It gives up to 600Hrs (2G) of standby time without using with a talking time of 17.0 hours (2G).
1 Year Manufacturer Warranty on Phone and 6 Months Warranty for Accessories provided in the Box.
Price and Availability
The price of this Nokia Asha 308 is just Rs 4, 626/-, which can be ordered online from Nokia online shops or from local Nokia showrooms. This is also available to purchase from online shops like flipkart.com, amazon.com, etc.
So, these were the features, reviews, speculations, price and availability of Nokia Asha 308 by Nokia. Hope this would help buyers before purchasing it.
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